Youth & Teen Programs


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BEGINNING SEWING

Discover the fun and creativity of sewing. Machine sewing: This is the perfect class for beginners and those with some sewing experience. Learn basic hand and machine sewing techniques such as seam finishes, installing a zipper, sewing a project from a pattern or repurposing an old variety clothing item into something new. Students will apply the basic sewing techniques to their class projects based on their interests. Hand sewing: Discover the fun and creativity of hand sewing. Learn hand stitching skills to create projects like felt miniature animals and people, small craft projects and sock toys. Students will also learn about fabrics and how to choose the right fabric for the right project.
[Monday and Tuesday class - machine sewing; Wednesday - hand sewing].
Spring Sessions & Registration:
ONLINE (Monday; Tuesday)   ONLINE Wednesday)   
Summer Sessions & Registration: ONLINE

YOUNG PEOPLE’S AND ADULT PERFORMING ARTS

Come join Young People's Performing Arts and Adult Performing Arts of Benicia!  Performers will train in acting, singing and dancing.  The musical that will be performed is chosen the first day of class to ensure all actors get a lead or featured roll. Students will audition, as a part of the training, for the roll or rolls they would like to perform.  Training in each class results in a polished performance with costumes, scenery, props to make a complete show that will be performed and enjoyed at the end of the session by parents, friends and relatives.  Adults are especially encouraged to participate, as there are few venues to perform.
NEW* Spring Sessions & Registration: ONLINE  
Summer Sessions & Registration: ONLINE

BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION CLASSES

Prepare to become a great babysitter for younger siblings or as a paid job. Topics include: leadership, safety, understanding & caring for children newborn to ten years old, what to do in an emergency, activities to keep kids busy, safety information, dealing with discipline issues and how to go that extra step to impress parents.
Spring Sessions & Registration:  ONLINE 
Summer Sessions & Registration: ONLINE

KIDS HIP HOP
This is a high energy dance class where we introduce different steps of hip hop, modern dance and other styles. Students will learn dancer etiquette, coordination, group formations and choreographies that will end in a final recital. 

Spring Sessions & Registration: ONLINE
Summer Sessions & Registration: ONLINE

TWEEN HIP HOP
This is a high energy dance class where we introduce different steps of hip hop, modern dance and other styles. Students will learn dancer etiquette, coordination, group formations and choreographies that will end in a final recital. 
Spring Sessions & RegistrationONLINE
Summer Sessions & Registration: ONLINE


DANCE TEAM PREP

In this course we will go over everything you need to know about being on a dance team. Whether you're auditioning with no experience or trying to better your performance ability we will be perfecting lines and angles in a disciplined yet engaging setting. This class will be a great combination of learning technique, choreography, different skill sets and styles. We will also learn professional dance terminology, work on flexibility, Jazz technique, Performance & projection as well as basic Leaps and Turns! We will take our time going through each style and how to retain choreography.  Mandatory: dance shoes (no sandals, jeans or toys).  Wear hair up and all black to class.
Spring Sessions & Registration:  ONLINE 

Summer Sessions & Registration: ONLINE


ALL GOOD DRIVER'S:  DRIVER EDUCATION ON THE INTERNET

Driver education is a California-required course for teens to receive a driver’s license. It is the first step that must be taken so the teen can receive a driver’s permit. The course includes parental involvement, is fun, interactive, and educational. Coursework can be completed any time of day or night. DMV-accepted completion certificates are issued upon successful completion of the course. Class does not include behind-the-wheel driving. The course is offered on-line only.
Spring Sessions & Registration: ONLINE 
Summer Sessions & Registration: ONLINE